Save Time and Money on Your Degree

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

In addition to traditional transfer credit for courses completed at another institution, ESC offers the opportunity to earn credit for your prior work/life knowledge. Our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) evaluates the college-level learning you’ve gained outside a traditional classroom, such as: 

  • Licensure
  • Standardized exams
  • Volunteer work
  • Military training
  • In-service courses
  • Independent reading and study

More than half of our students who complete an associate or a bachelor’s degree receive PLA credits, cutting your time to degree by as much as four terms and saving you thousands of dollars.

Find out how much credit your knowledge is worth. Call 800-GO-TO-ESC and speak with a recruiter today!

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Take the Next Step

Ready to advance your education and career? There’s no time like the present. Apply now, or learn more about SUNY Empire at one of our information sessions.